Tver Carriage Works (TVZ, is part of ZAO "Transmashholding") has completed production of the first batch of 15 double-deck passenger cars designed for JSC "Federal Passenger Company"
The contract for the supply of double-decker cars was signed in December 2010. Under the contract, until the end of 2013 TIZ put 50 double-deck passenger cars of various models.
The first double-decker train with cars will be launched in August this year from Moscow to Adler. Will be replaced by the current two-story train cars number 103/104.
Seating capacity of a two-story sleeping car with four-seater coupe — 64 beds, car NE — 30 beds, a staff — 50 persons (including two specially equipped room for disabled travel and accompanying person). In the dining car can simultaneously accommodate 44 visitors in the dining room and 6 people in the bar.
All cars are equipped with air conditioning systems. Each car contains three dressing rooms, which are located at the rear of the car between the first and second floors. In class carriages NE has showers.
Staff cars are equipped with a complex of low-mobility passengers to travel using a special wheelchair to move. The design of the car applied convenient and safe lifting device, facilitating entry and exit for persons with disabilities who use a wheelchair. Information board in the compartment provides visual information and voice messages.
Inside, the dining car a system for broadcast video and audio. On the ground floor there is a kitchen and bar, on the second — the restaurant.
The cars are made using energy-saving technologies — centralized power can reduce energy consumption by 35 — 40%.
At the same time, work is underway on the SEZ to expand the lineup of double-decker coaches. It is expected that the 2014 series production of double-decker coaches for inter-provincial posts.